Mr Edward D A Westcott: General surgery

Mr Edward D A Westcott

General surgery

  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • General
  • Lower GI surgery

About me

I was appointed as a consultant at Guys’ and St Thomas’ NHS foundation Trust in 2012

My major areas of practice are colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, hidradenitis suppurativa and hernia surgery.

I grew up in Worcestershire and came to London to study Medicine at St Mary’s Hospital Medical School. During my surgical training I worked in five Of London’s prestigious Teaching hospitals and undertook an MD into the pathogenesis of Crohn’s disease at St Mark’s Hospital

Areas of interest

Inflammatory bowel disease; colorectal cancer; hernia surgery including massive hernias; hidradenitis suppurativa; proctology including anal fistulas, anal fissures and haemorrhoids; diverticulitis; appendicectomy; perianal sepsis;

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Procedures completed

  • H6260

    Proctoscopy (+/- biopsy) - (5-50)


  • H5800

    Drainage through perineal region (including ischio-rectal abscess) (including sigmoidoscopy) - (5-50)


  • H5510

    Laying open of low anal fistula (fistulotomy) (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)


  • S4183

    Debridement and primary suture of wound with involvement of deeper tissue - trunk & limbs - (1-5)


  • S4720

    Drainage of lesion of skin (including abscess) - (1-5)


  • S0633

    Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Trunk & Limbs (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)

  • G7402

    Open formation of ileostomy - (1-5)

  • H3363

    Colectomy and colostomy and preservation of rectum - (1-5)

  • H5240

    Banding of haemorrhoids - (1-5)


  • H5020

    Repair of anal sphincter (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)


  • H5640

    Excision of anal fissure - (1-5)


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